CPI Update 172 - September 2018

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For subscribers, the September 2018 issue of the CPI Update appears attached below, and deals with the following cases:

  • Avoiding the perpetually renewable lease - Palo Alto Ltd v Alnor Estates Ltd.
  • From when does liability run under a collateral warranty deed? - Swansea Stadium Man. Co. Ltd v City & County of Swansea.
  • Ground (f) and the use of a building lease - Santander UK plc v LCP Estates Limited.
  • Unity of seisin and restrictive covenants - Jones v Oven.
  • Interpreting an index-linked rent review clause - Trillium (Prime) Property GP Ltd v Elmfield Road Ltd.

In addition, there is coverage of:

  • The Law Commission’s consultation paper on electronic signatures.
  • Changes to the SDLT filing period.
  • The DBEIS call for evidence on EPCs.
  • Registering easements in short-term leases.
  • Using cautions against first registration.

Published on 31 August 2018.